Roosevelt Steele, Sr.

August 3, 1937 ~ November 6, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Deacon Roosevelt Steele Sr. was born on August 3, 1937, to the late Snow and Nancy Harris—Steele.

He made his earthly transition to his eternal home on Sunday, November 6, 2022.

Deacon Steele confessed Christ at an early age and joined Greater Pine Grove Baptist Church where he was a faithful member.

He is preceded in death by his lovely wife, Mrs. Mary Andrews Steele; sisters, Annie Pearl Smith, and Bertha Davis; brothers, Clinton Steele, Bob Steele, Walter Steele Sr., Jim Steele, Sammie Lee Steele and Norman Steele.


Deacon Steele loved being surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Whenever you saw them, he wasn't too far behind. His favorite pastime was sports. He loved watching Alabama Football, Pittsburg Steelers and the LA Lakers. We will always hold these memories close to our hearts.


Deacon Steele leaves to cherish his memories his precious children: Wilma (Carl) Patterson of Cleveland, OH, Bettie Davis, Sylvia (Allen) Woods, Rosetta (Braxton) Huggs, all of Autaugaville Al, Roosevelt (Franshun) Steele Jr., of Prattville, Al, Brenda Steele, Nancy McNabb, Thelma Steele of Autaugaville AL, Julia Edwards, Demetria (Herman) Bates, both of Prattville, AL; Grandchildren: Kisha Smith, Dion Smith both of Cleveland, OH, Renata (Karl) Bennett of Selma, Al, Stanley Davis, Te'Undren Steele, Kierra Davis, Maranda Steele and Makayla Lawrence, all of Autaugaville AL, Jayden Steele, Skylar Steele and Jordan Bates of Prattvillle, AL, Martravious Buford of Selma, AL; Great—grands; Keonte Smith, Noah Smith, Jacob Smith, Morrisa Smith, Dion Smith Jr., and Lakiea Giles, all of Cleveland, OH; Malayiah Steele of Autaugaville, Al, Daniel Scott, Montgomery, AL,; Great—great—grandchildren: Mykhal Giles, Gemma Smith and Giana Smith, all of Cleveland, Oh; Sisters—in-law; Beatrice Frazier, Annie Bell Andrews and Dequinda Steele of Autaugaville AL, Minnie Andrews of Prattville, Al and Bessie Steele of Tuscaloosa Al; Brothers-in-law; Arthur James (Lillie Pearl) Andrews, Isadore (Mary) Andrews, Ray Charles (Wilma) Andrews, all of Autaugaville, AL and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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November 12, 2022

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home

November 13, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Greater Mallard Chapel A.M.E. Church
109 County Road 9 N
Autaugaville, AL 36003

Funeral Service
November 13, 2022

1:00 PM
Greater Mallard Chapel A.M.E. Church
109 County Road 9 N
Autaugaville, AL 36003

Interment following funeral service

Mallard Chapel Cemetery
109 County Road 9 North
Autaugaville, AL 36003

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Rev. Shonta Herd, Pastor officiating.

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